The quartet turn the clock on the post-dubstep and electro-pop flavours that have spiked the tastebuds of an increasing number of DIY bedroom acts, eschewing the measured oscillations of Ableton and Logic for a sackful of reverb pedals and some dirty old amps.
Their raucous guitar-noir echoes the past glories of post-punk bands like The Raincoats and The Slits, while their iconic sixties slant recalls new American resurgents White Fence, Fergus and Geronimo and Crystal Stilts.
But this gang aren’t simply a retro outfit; fiery debut album Girls Like Us, which drops on Bella Union on 30 September, stands testament to that. Their purist approach to recording, together with a knack for creating three-minute packages of pure adrenalin, sees to that.
An exciting proposition live, we were chuffed to catch them at soundcheck just round the corner from M Towers at The Social, Little Portland Street, the other week. Here’s what they played for us…